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Remembering Hummam, Remembering Islam: Reflections on genocide, one year on.

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Israeli forces erasing Palestinian lives as if they never existed -- 23-year old gunned down in Hebron
Israeli forces erasing Palestinian lives as if they never existed -- 23-year old gunned down in Hebron
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October 2016 | International Solidarity Movement, al-Khalil team | Hebron, occupied Palestine

Acts of injustice done
between the setting and the rising sun
In history lie like bones,
each one.
– W. H. Auden, from “The Ascent of F6″

Today marks one year since the murder of a young man outside the ISM apartment in Tel Rumeida, occupied al-Khalil (Hebron).

The shooting of the 23-year-old at 10:30 at night was followed less than 24 hours later by another blast of gun fire, when a young man was shot by Israeli army personnel beneath our lounge room windows, in full sight of my colleague.

The two men, it was identified in the following hours, were Hummam Adnan al-Saeed and Islam Rafiq Hammad Ibeido........

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